GETTING THERE

GOING TO TANZANIA 

Tanzania Airports

Dar es Salaam International Airport (DAR)  The flights that operate at this airport include: Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Swiss, South African Airlines and KLM.

Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)  The flights that operate at this airport include: KLM, Qatar Airways, Kenya Airways, Air Tanzania, Turkish Airlines and Edelweiss Air.

Zanzibar International Airport (ZNZ) The flights that operate at this airport include: Gulf Air, Air Tanzania, Kenya Airways, Etihad Airways, Qartar Airways, Oman Air and Gulf Air

Getting Around Tanzania

Internal Flights

Domestic carriers in the country consist of  Air Tanzania, Regional Air, Coastal Aviation, Precision Air,  Air Excel. These schedule flights to major cities of Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Zanzibar and other regional airports and also fly to tourist attractions and game parks in Tanzania.  Private charter flights are also available on all the routes for those wishing to travel to specific destinations. 


Train Road and Sea

TAZARA (Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority): TAZARA operates between Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia, via the Coastal region, Morogoro, Iringa and Mbeya before crossing the border at Tunduma to Zambia.  Travellers should always watch for luggage because the train tend to be very crowded.
 

The Great North road that connects Tanzania and Zambia is tarmac and kept in good condition.  In addition, there are a number of country buses such as Dar Express, Akamba bus company and Royal Express that operate in the different cities of the country.
 

Dar es Salaam is the main port which   is served by ocean freighters and passenger liners. Other ports include Zanzibar and smaller ones such as Mtwara. Boat trips between Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar operate four times a day from either direction, and can take less than 2 hours with speed boats. The Dar es Salaam to and from Pemba trips operate once daily.